A Sneak Peak of Leamington’s Alternative Magazines: Love Letters

Leamington has a rich history of alternative and anarchist publications. Amongst these are The South Leamington Leopard and Leamington’s Love Letters…

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Britain in the 1970s: HISTORY OF THE PERMISSIVE SOCIETY

Students in the History Department have been making use of the Modern Records Centre in their research for long essays and dissertations on the history of Britain in the 1970s. Here is a sample of what they have been doing:

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First World War 100: An act of remembrance

To mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, we have digitised and put online 100 documents from the Modern Records Centre’s archive collections, which look at different aspects of the ‘war to end all wars’ – the soldiers’ experiences, the changing role of women, ‘total war’ conditions on the Home Front, the treatment of dissenters and conscientious objectors, and what happened when the guns finally stopped firing.

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